luffa


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Synonyms for luffa

the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa

any of several tropical annual climbers having large yellow flowers and edible young fruits

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The objective of this study was to evaluate the antihyperglycemic potential of methanol extract of fruits of Luffa cylindrica.
Comments: Luffa is a fibrous plant material obtained from the fruit of the luffa cylindrica.
Fruits of Luffa acutangula were collected from Jessore district, Bangladesh during May 2013.
Comments: An oil extracted from the seeds of Luffa cylindrica (i.
Then after food, again in a small volume of water, take 15 drops of Luffa Complex, which works quickly on a running nose and streaming eyes.
Has: luffa sponge, butternut squash, assorted colored marigolds
Cultivation was done in Erlenmeyer flasks containing 50 ml sterilized culture medium and sponge cubes (about 20 cubes), luffa pulp, pumice or clay particles (about 20 particles).
Among plants cultivated for both home consumption and commercial purposes were Mangifera indica (mango), Areca catechu (betel nut), Borassus flabellifer (sugar palm), Cocos nucifera (coconut), Ananas comosus (pineapple), Carica papaya (papaya), Luffa cylindrica (vegetable sponge), Emblica officinalis (Indian gooseberry), Manihot esculenta (cassava), Cajanus cajan (spotted pigeon pea), Lablab purpureus (hyacinth bean), Tamarindus indica (tamarind), Punica granatum (pomegranate), Moringa oleifera (drumstick tree), Musa sapientum (banana), Psidium guajava (guava), Syzygium cumini (black plum), Averrhoa carambola (star fruit), Piper betle (betel leaf), Ziziphus mauritiana (Indian jujube), Aegle marmelos (wood apple), and Zingiber officinale (ginger).
A: START on Bioforce's Luffa Complex, as its desensitising effect helps to deal with the misery of hay fever.
com Lipo Colored Lufa 30/100 INCI name: green: luffa cylindrica fruit (and) chromium oxides; blue: luffa cylindrica fruit (and) ultramarines; burgundy: luffa cylindrica fruit (and) iron oxides; violet: luffa cylindrica fruit (and) ultramarines Suggested use level: 0.
Has: All non-hybrid: hollyhock; red and yellow watermelon; butternut, buttercup, acorn and yellow crookneck squash; Indian and sweet corn; medium-hot chilies; cayenne pepper; green, yellow and pinto beans; dipper, luffa and birdhouse gourds
Luffa Complex contains extracts of a number of herbs that perform anti-inflammatory and desensitising roles, whilst Luffa itself aims to combat rhinitis, the sneezing and runny nose symptoms of hayfever.
Primal The new Raspberry Exfoliant body gel, introduced by Sun Laboratories, is formulated to remove surface impurities and dead skin cells using luffa and walnut shell powder.
Has: trumpet vine, cartopa tree, maypop, Texas giant okra, zinnias, basket gourd, luffa sponge, castor bean, hardy hibiscus (all colors)
One of the easiest -- and cheapest -- passive cooling methods I've used is luffa gourd vines.